Headlines Tagged with Religion — 1,323 headlines found
[Asia, Canada, Mid-east] Big tobacco quietly battling religious opposition to smoking in key Muslim markets: Canadian study
The tobacco industry has been embroiled for decades in a pitched battle to counter the Muslim opposition to smoking, recruiting sympathetic Islamic scholars and crafting theological arguments to defend the habit, a new, Canadian-co-authored study suggest
Apr 19, 2015 National Post (ca)
added Apr 19, 2015 17:13
at University of California at Davis... I accepted an invitation as writer-in-residence at D-Q University..."Smoke," was followed by "use it in a sacred way." As I bent down to examine the fine print, I read the name of a cigarette manufacturer, Philip M
Dec 20, 2014 Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 30, 2014 14:27
The Health Ministry has formed a committee to study the effects of smoking shisha. Its minister, Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam, said the study would be done from a medical perspective and its effects on health. He said this when asked to comment on the d
Jul 21, 2013 New Straits Times (my)
added Jul 21, 2013 05:37
A look in Morocco, when an extra burden for those who can't indulge in their nicotine habit. But there may be a silver lining. . . . The holy month of Ramadan can be a positive gateway for smokers who want to break the habit. But does it work?
Jul 29, 2012 WorldCrunch (fr)
added Jul 29, 2012 17:51
Cambodia is banning smoking at the Angkor temple archaeological site.
Jun 14, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 14, 2012 19:19
May 5, 2003 Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA)
added May 7, 2003 00:00
Key measures in this law include a ban on selling tobacco products to people aged under 20... There is also a ban on all forms of tobacco advertising and marketing, and on tobacco businesses conducting corporate social responsibility activities. Sponso
Jul 5, 2017 The Nation (th)
added Jul 5, 2017 19:04
Malaysia faces two additional problems. One is that amid pressure from Muslim leaders and some health activists, bans on e-cigarettes have already been announced in several of the country's 13 states...second problem is that the rapid growth of vaping has
Jan 13, 2016 Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jan 14, 2016 12:49
[Asia-pacific, Uruguay] PEREZ-ROCHA: Obama’s Unholy Trade Policy / There's a reason Pope Francis has condemned "free trade" pacts like the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Philip Morris is suing Uruguay for $25 million, claiming that the health warnings the country requires on cigarette packs violate a similar investment treaty....Francis warned in Bolivia, “transnational companies are becoming stronger to the point that lo
Oct 21, 2015 OtherWords
added Oct 25, 2015 19:26
In a new photo series purportedly released by the Islamic State, piles of cigarettes are lit on fire in a continuation of the implementation of Sharia Law. The photos were shared by international terrorism watchdog group Terror Monitor.
Oct 3, 2015 Heavy
added Oct 6, 2015 15:11